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Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

Volunteers Clear 40 Tons of Trash from Texas Beaches

Volunteers Clear 40 Tons of Trash from Texas Beaches

The most recent of the Texas General Land Office's thrice-yearly beach cleanups has cleared more than 40 tons of trash from 55 miles of Texas coastal beaches.

Monday, Sep 25, 2017

Rowlett Neighbors Feel Threatened By Backyard Bees

Rowlett Neighbors Feel Threatened By Backyard Bees

A hive of backyard bees were no worry for Nancy Savattere, until her dogs, friends and neighbors in Rowlett started getting stung.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

The world's most endangered sea turtle is making a remarkable comeback on Padre Island, along the Texas Gulf coast.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

Endangered Sea Turtles Making Comeback On Texas Coast

The world's most endangered sea turtle is making a remarkable comeback on Padre Island, along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

Fort Worth Trainers Take Mustangs From Wild to Mild

Fort Worth Trainers Take Mustangs From Wild to Mild

The horse whisperers have come to Fort Worth to do what some would think is impossible: Transforming wild mustangs into trusted companions.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Austin

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Austin

State scientists say zebra mussels have been found at Lake Austin, the latest indication the invasive species is continuing to spread along Texas waterways.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Aug. 15

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Aug. 15

Hunters, anglers, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says licenses for 2017-2018 go on sale Aug. 15.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017

Dallas Arboretum Offers Dollar Days in August

Dallas Arboretum Offers Dollar Days in August

The Dallas Arboretum is offering reduced admission rates during the month of August.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

A 1,033-pound hammerhead shark caught over the weekend during a fishing tournament based in Texas City is a record for the species in Texas and one of the largest fish ever caught in the state.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

More than 600 people attended Saturday's opening of a Texas water park designed for people with special needs.

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Father of Missing Richardson Girl Arrested on Felony Charge: Police
Father of Missing Richardson Girl Arrested on Felony Charge: Police

The father of a Richardson girl who was reported missing Oct. 7 is facing a felony charge of injury to a child, Richardson police say.

Sherin Mathews' Sister to Remain in Foster Care
Sherin Mathews' Sister to Remain in Foster Care

While police wait for confirmation that a body found Sunday was a missing 3-year-old girl, a Dallas County judge has ordered that her sister remain in foster care for at least three more weeks.

Child's Body Found Near Home of Sherin Mathews
Child's Body Found Near Home of Sherin Mathews

Richardson Police on Monday were waiting for confirmation that a body found near the home of missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews belonged to the child.

Early Voting Under Way; What's on Your Ballot?
Early Voting Under Way; What's on Your Ballot?

Early voting in the Nov. 7 election is underway and runs until Nov. 3. What will be on your ballot?

Niger Attack Was Likely a Set-Up by Terrorists: Officials
Niger Attack Was Likely a Set-Up by Terrorists: Officials

An emerging theory among U.S. military investigators is that the Army Special Forces soldiers ambushed in Niger were set up by terrorists, who were tipped off in advance about a meeting in a village sympathetic...

Teen Charged in Fatal Shooting of Garland Boy, 15
Teen Charged in Fatal Shooting of Garland Boy, 15

A North Texas teenager is facing a murder charge Monday after another teen was fatally shot in the head at a Garland park Friday.